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will unveil a sculpture offhall of famer cal ripken jr. prior to thursday's series opener at camden yards. it is one of six celebrating this season and comes on thee17-year anniversary of the day ripken passee lou gehriggby plaaiig in a major league-record gehrig by playing in a day ripken passed lou year &pon the 17-celebrating thhs season ssulptures the club iss yards. it is one of six opener at camden prior o thursday's series faaer cal ripken jr. sculpture of haal of the orioles will unveil a priccs. remaining all sunday ---- plenty outsaaurday --- sold uppremaininn $28 and friday --- plenty level $102 toniggt---- clubbdd ttnight---- club level $102 priday --- plentyyup.saturday plenty prices.the orioles will unveil a amer cal ripken jr. prior to thursday'' series yards. it is one of six sculptures the club is celebrating his season and comes on the 17-day ripken passed lou gehrig by playing in a major league-record game, becoming baseball's "iron man." 3 3 --eell continue to bring you more coverage ((break 5)) 3&p((ad lib eteorologist)) we're continuing our coverage on
statue for cal ripken jr. being unveiled tonight in the middle of the playoff run by our o's. we're live this morning at camden yards with the report for you on "good morning maryland." >> good morning, it's thursday morning, i'm megan pringle, thank you for joining us. 6:00 right now. weather and traffic in just a moment, however we want to get right to the news because the big story overnight the democratic national convention. it ends tonight with the president's acceptance speech and aides will be speaking at the convention. now they're going to move it rather than the stadium instead they're moving it inside and that's because of weather. last night it was former president bill clinton who spoke. we're going to send it now live to sandra endo live in charlotte with more. >> reporter: it was quintessential clinton on stage last night laying out the framework for what the election is all about. it's a tough act to follow but tonight, it's all about barack obama. and he will make his case in his own words about why he deserves a second term. ♪ former president bill clinton ma
is the battle for first place coming up shortly. an absolutely incredible moment as cal ripken, jr. joins the hall of famers to have his statue unveiled. hoping maybe we would see the hand up high. cal making a play for sure. as we see the bronze statue, the fifth out of sixth unveiled. fans started lining appear hours ago for the chance to get in and be part of this ceremony. it was standing room only. cal ripken, jr. talk about the oriel way. >> the magic of the oriole way. a deep rooted connection developed over generations of people who dedicated their lives to baseball in baltimore. sure, it is a game, right? not to this group. >> absolutely incredible moment. it was electric. to be followed by the game itself. we will see jason hamill. david phelps from the orioles, knocked around a little bit. we will see if they can take care of business tonight. >> thank you. a day for legends and a day for legacies. stay with us. stay with us. 11 news but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in maryland. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, g
will be inducted tonight. it is a big night here. tomorrow night they will end of the statue of cal ripken jr. here at the ballpark. plus, the yankees are coming to town. and the o's are tied for first place. >> for fans in mind today, and these are exciting times. >> roger davis at the wall, and goodbye, home run. >> you knew what was going to take a while. but now we have a roster that is incredible. >> it is exciting. >> absolutely. >> who are these guys? who are these guys? it is crazy. >> it is great for the city and the fans. >> are you getting tickets today? >> i already have them. >> some of the games are already sold out so any tickets that are left are being grabbed quickly. >> are they next to each other? >> some are already buying playoff tickets. >> i have been waiting 14 years for this. i am a season-ticket holder. i continue to be one and this is what i want. playoff tickets. >> and you are buying them. >> this is the money right here. >> cal ripken jr.'s statue will be unveiled at the ballpark. you can see it is all wrapped up. there is also rumors of another statue of a sports lege
date in history. 17 years ago today megan cal ripken jr. became baseball's ironman at 2130 games consecutive games played without taking a day off. imagine doing your job that day. going to work for over 2,000 days in a row and never calling in sick. but cal ripken he did it. and in 1995 he became the all time leader at 2131. tonight the o's are going to honor the ironman by unveiling the statue in the living legend park. cal is fifth. so cal is going to take his place among them. some things you need to know for the game tonight. gates are going to open at 5:00 and the ceremony around 5:15. then on the field ceremony at 6:20 tonight just before first pitch against the yankees. we talked to monica about this today. the game tonight is a sellout. a lot of people coming out to the ballpark here in downtown baltimore. be patient and take your time because a lot of people are going to be wanting to get here. coming up here we're going to go back to 1995. also a piece of commemorative memorabilia detailing just how long cal played that's coming up in about 15 minutes. megan? >> rememb
inside and see the unveiling. it was a statue for cal ripken, jr. as he joins the other legends come in here, hall of famers who will be remembered in bronze. this is what looked like before, the calm before the storm as we see the statue still covered up, hoping in a personal way that the statute is one that -- it is an iconic moment and photo that would be perfect for cal ripken, jr.. getting ready to face the yankees. the iron man record -- i had a chance to catch up with adam jones and he talked to me about what it means. talking about the former face of the orioles. >> it is an incredible day for this organization, for the city. we're almost guaranteed the crowd because of cal ripken, jr.. we're playing and the importance of the series -- is good for the city and we are taking advantage of it and play the game of baseball. >> play the game the right way. the orioles and yankees, first place on the line. we will talk about that at 6:00 p.m. and also at 5:45 p.m. we will show you what the statue of the iron man looks like. next door to camden yards. petraeus. >> it is easy to get
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's ironman. cal ripken jr.. charlie back at camden yards this morning. later today the statue will be unveiled. charlie? >> reporter: yeah, megan the statue itself for cal ripken jr. is covered right over here and you can't really see it from our position right now. there's a tarp over something and a very large spotlight on it so obviously you know what that is. now the man you just mentioned former president bill clinton he was here at the ballpark 17 years ago tonight when cal ripken became major league baseball's all time consecutive games leader at 2131. he was in the booth in the 4th inning when cal ripken hit the home run that was a part of that game. the president was once again a big hit in charlotte last night and he was back in the ballpark 17 years ago. ripken became major league baseball's all time consecutive games lieder passing lou gehrig on this date 17 years ago and tonight the orioles are honoring him with their living legend statue series. you got jack, you got frank and you got eddie and even got jim palmer up there. what better night to do it than when th
own man of iron. new statue honoring cal ripken jr.. >> what be a more -- a nice weekend? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. happy friday. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. we will do something different. we have memorized this hour. >> maybe you have memorized it. >> i do it every day. we're expecting a nice day. it is warm. 69 degrees. mostly clear skies. we will see a lot of sunshine. we could see an isolated shower or thunderstorm. the changes on the way this weekend. a powerful cold front is heading this way. our first taste of fall-like weather. >> good morning. a nice start this friday morning. closures along monument over towards the patterson park because of sinkhole repair. 60 traveling southbound from the white marsh area. 60 over towards towson. 54 on the west side just past 70 and moving well as you make your approach to 95. fi
and play the yankees in a three game series tomorrow night and the a statue of cal ripken jr. will be unveiled. a big night tomorrow night to say the least. what else can a fan asked for? what about football? gerry sandusky has that. >> it is a busy night downtown to say the least. ravens fans getting the season kicked off tonight when they will watch your on channel 11. ravens fans have shown up here setting up and the cheerleaders have shown up as well. it kicks off on monday night at home against the cincinnati bengals. the first time they will have a monday night home game since five years ago. a trip to the championship game and that means this year the expectations are even higher. there ravens have been dominant at home. they have won their last stand straight. the only tape -- team to go to the playoffs each of the last four years. as i mentioned, the expectations are higher than ever. the players cannot wait to get this started as well. >> he had done a great job this year. i think you can see a different joe, a guy who understands. not since he did not before but i
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? before the game last night, it was all about number eight, a standing ovation welcoming cal ripken jr. back to the field he knows so well. on the 17-year anniversary of the day he broke lou gehrig's consecutive game streak with 132. what a moment. now you're maryland lottery pick three and pick 4 numbers. >> the maryland lottery celebrate purple friday all week long. >> happy purple friday. i am sarah fleisher from 98 rock. your numbers for today are -- good luck. 3 for starters. that is a nine as printed on the ball in the middle. and her final number is 7. making your pick 3 number today, 397. we will get to pick 4 in a moment. sunday, september 9, head to your favorite lottery retailer to double or triple your winnings. heading over to drawing official whitney norris, a zero for starters. the next number is 89 as printed on the ball. followed by a bridge is a nine as printed on the ball. followed by a 7. followed by a one. 0971. the maryland lottery, let yourself play. >> john has your ravens forecast for the season opener monday. >> a string of good game weather situations. mostly
will unveil a sculpture of hall of famer cal ripken jr. prior to thuusday's series opener at camden yards. it is one of six sculptures the club is celebrating this season and comes on the 11- ripken passed lou gehrig by playing in a major league-record 2,131st consecutive game, becoming baseball's "iron man." 3 halloween issstill more than a month away... but you'd never guess that by lloking at one farmer's crop. crop.check this thing out! andrew scalise ... from wessern nnw york... has been harvesting giant pumpkins for about 10 years. years.he's currently growing &pthan 100 gallons of water every dayy.. that are pumped from a nearby pond.his biggest pumpkin is estimated at á12- hundred poundsá... and still growing strong. bustin' a move...on the streett oo baltimore. baltimore. the reasoo this man performs attbaltimore's busiesttintersections. intersections. 3 ((break 1)) i'll get a build your own burger with something cheesy... but not just cheese - mac and cheese. then i wanna add some oomph. and... top it off with a little kick. and... napkins. it's build your own bur
ripken, jr. and murray, and they will be joining the likes of babe ruth and johnny unitas. there will be a few other guests including gary williams and former orioles skipper. >>> we're talking about concussions. in response to evidence that players have been sustaining serious brain injuries, the nfl is donating $30 million to the national institute of health in bethesda. we wanted to get his take on this donation. >> the topic has been in the headlines the last four or five years. everybody has a vested interest in it. everybody is doing what they cran to help minimize concussions, the effects it has on players. >> you remember he said he plans to donate his brain to research. >> well, the ravens have more than injuries on their mind. they play on monday night football, playing the bengals. they will try to make the playoffs. >> emotions will be high. i think it's going to take care of itself. >> play like the ravens. here it comes. everybody stand up. beaning dpals, ravens, monday night here in baltimore. >>> going to be good, good stuff. it's a clear night, dry conditi
will honor cal ripken, jr. >> hopefully they'll move up to first, knock the yankees out of first place. >> no i'm a yankee. >> reporter: next door to oriole park, they see this as a big time baltimore weekend. >> we have pour baltimore ravens -- our baltimore ravens playing almost at the same time. >> reporter: the stars of abc's tv's ball boys like the fact that these orioles aren't exactly household names. >> most don't know who nate or luke are. these guys are coming out of the blue. >> people are asking for oriole stuff. now they're flying out of here. >> reporter: an original memorial stadium seat. now stand as cal ripken neighborhood feel and just across the road, linwood jones watch and he said don't sell this new oriole team short. >> don't think we're going to make it to the championship. but who knows. we came this far. we're doing good. we just might make the championship. >> reporter: in baltimore, him rutherford, abc2 news. >>> coming up at 6:00 tonight we'll tell you about the legendary evening. it will be held at the hilton. so stick around at 6. >>> it feels like septem
not just a big night for the game but also honoring cal ripken jr.. >> reporter: taking a lot of history tonight here at the ballpark at camden yards megan. the game is a sellout against the new york yankees. baltimore trails new york by one game in the a. l. east. it's the first for the o's in 15 years and tonight we're going back 17 years and remembering the ironmanment on this date, 1995 when ripken jr. set the all time mark at 2131 games, consecutive games played breaking the record by lou gehrig. that was a mark many thought would never be broken in baseball. cal did it in 1995 and tonight the organization is going to have his living legend statue immortalized here at the ballpark. >> the city of baltimore has ohm baited cal from -- embraced cal from day one certainly as part of a prominent family coming from the area. just a really unique situation in professional sports to be able to say that you have a hometown guy who will accomplish that much and is one of your own. >> reporter: okay, a few notes about the game tonight. the gates are going to open at 5:00 and the ceremony aroun
of the new cal ripken jr. statue. the orioles hit six home runs in the game last night. mark reynolds, he had two of them. this is unbelievable what he is doing. 8 home runs in the last seven games. he is the first to hit multiple home runs against the yankees in the season and. he has been on an unbelievable care. we know he is a great ballplayer, but even to his teammates, he is something special. >> he is a unique player. he is a guy when you get hot, he is one of the best in the game. i think when people knew when he was not swinging better earlier in the year, he can really carry a team. >> he can carry it as well keeping everyone in camden yard is wearing are and, feeling very confident. there is a belief they can get this done. a share first place with the yankees. coming up, we will talk about the matchup against the bronx bombers. back to you. >> you cannot do something if you do not think you can do with. that brings this to our text question. what are you more excited for this weekend? text "a" if you are more excited about the nfl season taking off or more excited -- or text "b" i
. >> two oriole greats were honored last night, cal ripken jr. and eddie murray. ripken joked about his family's fondness for eddie. >> my dad loved eddie. he was instrumental in him becoming a switch hitter. >> there will be an unveiling of a bronze sculpture as part of the o's legend celebration series. >> 5:27. 74 degrees on tv hill. state >> officials are taking action to protect maryland residents from the west nile virus. a celebration worthy of a gold medal. >> we have a touch of autumn in the seven-day forecast. >> we have some closures in >> we have some closures in want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey t cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stoval
enough on its own, but tomorrow we're going to be unveiling the cal ripken, jr. statue as it will be september 6th, 17 years since he broke lou gehrig's record as baseball's all-time ironman, just 2300 games to break ger ig's record, ripkin went 2600 straight games without taking a day off. that's going to be enough for saturday's game to be sold out. and coming up on "good morning maryland," we're going to talk about ticket prices because if you go to stubhub or other ticket outlets, they're going for a pretty penny right now. >> we want to remind you, we want to see fan photos, whether you're sticking to orange or switching to purple, maybe you're mixing and matching, send them to pix@wmar.com or you can always go to to our facebook page and share them that way. >>> you have dhoak this out, a groundskeeper, he keeps the crowd pretty entertained, look at this move, cleaning up the fields in the yellow bow tie. he's doing the charleston. he does a little dance during the yankees/rays game. this is in tampa, and sort of reminds you of the dance. lynette, you want to try
's an official game. at that point a 22 minute standing ovation by fans for cal ripken jr. becoming baseball's all time leading consecutive games champion for the game a record never to be broken. now, an interesting thing to that megan when you consider what he did. he kept playing and went on to 2632. that record he willfully took himself out of the lineup in 1998 breaking the streak at 6,232 games and tonight o's fans are going to come out around 5:00 to honor the ironman as his living legend statue is unveiled for all to see. >> 1995 was cal's record- setting year. '96 and '97 were the playoff years at camden yards and you know here we are 15 years later and hopefully on the cusp of another playoff season. >> reporter: that's monica bar low with the o's and says tonight the gates are going to open at 5:00. the ceremony in the garden area where the statues are four already up. cal is going to be number five. that's going to start at 5:15. there's going to be a ceremony on the field at 6:20 prior to first pitch. with the yankees tonight. bar low says everyone needs to be patient. coming in
. thursday, tomorrow night is a big night, that's when cal ripken, jr. will have his statue unveiled. it'll be 17 years to the day that he broke lou gehrig's record. he became the man in baseball on this day in 1995. tickets to the game -- the game is sold out, so if you go to the likes of secondary sites like stubhub, they'll run you $300, $400, there's one person out there wanting $1,000 to get into tomorrow night's game. >> that person wants to go badly. thanks, charley. >>> a reminder, we want to see your orioles pride in the hunt for an orange october, so send us your best pictures of you in your o's gear, you at the game, whatever it is, e-mail it to pix@wmar.com. just a reminder, if you don't want to do that, you can always upload them to our facebook page. you might even see them on the air, but we definitely would love to see those pictures, so pass them along. >>> the yankees lost to tampa bay last night, helping to put the o's in that number one spot. who cares about that game when you have a groundskeeper like this. this is john down in tampa. check out his sweet moves. he l
to be unveiling cal ripken, jr's statue just over here in the memorial park. it's going to be on the anniversary of when he broke lou gehrig's consecutive game streak, september 6th, 1995 and when he set that mark, cal ripken played more than 2,600 consecutive games before taking a break. he retired later in that same season. he's a hall of famer now. tomorrow he'll be forever remembered here at camden yards with a statue going up in memorial gardens. megan. >> charley, thanks. a reminder, we want to see your orioles pride. send us your best pictures of you in your o's gear. if you are at the game, we would love to see it. e-mail them to pix@wmar.com. you can always upload them to our facebook page. you might see those pictures on the air. >>> in the meantime the ravens kick off the season on monday, however, the celebrations are already getting under way. this all starts today to get pumped with the cheerleaders, poe and the ravens marching band from 5:00 to 11:00 tonight at power plant live. tomorrow the ravens cheerleaders will be at the green turtle, that's at mchenry rel autographing their
the excitement of the previous games out of the water. they were excited about to cal ripken, jr. >> a standing ovation welcoming the iron man back on to the diamond he knows so well. >> coming in september 6, it feels really good walking into that stadium and seeing the excitement and seeing the big series in september. >> the ceremonial first pitch was greeted by loud cheers from the crowd. the o's have been flying high. there is an incredible amount of excitement. fans want to see him honored on a special anniversary. 17 years since his 21-31 game where he tied lou gehrig in consecutive games. the statue was unveiled in the picnic area of camden yards. >> it looks good, i am getting first look at it. >> for me personally, to see him there is very special. he stands out in baseball history. he deserves it. >> he says he is honored. >> this symbolized a bigger person playing the position of shortstop and i was proud of the success i had their. i was very proud of the time i played there. it looks like me and captured who was as a shortstop. >> he joins other oriole legends in the big creek are
. that would be cal ripken, jr, also palmer, murray and robinson. their statues are already there. brooks is going up and that's going to be tomorrow afternoon, ceremony at 5:00. of course, the o's, they need to take care of business and do the winning that needs to be done so they can close the gap on new york and continue their playoff run. >> so many generations of fans are getting something out of this season. you know, we've got folks who have been orioles fans for their entire life, for 70 years, they can relive these great memories of these former players, but also enjoy the success on the field and certainly for the younger players -- for the younger fans, they're learning about these older players and what they've meant to the ball club. >>reporter: again, megan, that ceremony will be tomorrow night here at camden yards. the game is sold out. that ceremony will be at 5:00. then an on-the-field presentation for brooks right before the first pitch at 7:05. >> a lot going on there, charley. i don't mean to put you on the spot, i know saturday's game is sold out, what about sunday,
with the yankees. the biggest first week of september for the franchise since cal ripken and jr. broke the iron man mark. a three-run shot to left field, his 17th of the season. 3-0 auriols. it was raining for a little while before they shut the roof. they could not put a lid on the orioles. the seventh inning, j.j. hardy with a single. the orioles were in front 7-0. chris davis will double to left field and adam jones comes around. the score, 8-0 aureoles. a single to right, matt wieters comes around to score and the orioles rout the blue jays, 12- 0 big new york has now lost four out of five. new york to the early lead tonight in tampa. 1-0 yankees. bottom of the third, evan longoria puts tampa up to stay. a two-run shot, 3-2 rays. chapelwood put together five and enter runs -- tampa would put together five unanswered runs. and but they beat the yankees 5- 2. this one will have people shaking their heads around the country. the orioles have pulled into a first-place tie with the new art yankees. the orioles have 10 games left, with the yankees andy rays. starting with a four-game series at the yo
.saturday --- sold putremaininn alllprices. sculpture of hall of famer cal ripken jr. prior to thursday's series opener at caaden yards. it is one of six sculptures phe club is and comes on the ripken passed lou gehrig by ay playing in a major league-record 2,131st consecutive game, becoming basebaal's "iron man." 3 coming up... a recent spike in the number of west nile cases... is causing concern among heallh officials. what maryland officials are now doing... to help keep the virus under control. you're watching foxx45 morning 3 ((bump in)) ((ad lib meteorologiss)) 3 33 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 & 3 3 3 3 3 3 p, 3 our coverage continues this morning... of the death of former ravens learning about the ause... and how all of baltimore is remembering him. and a majjr spike... in the number of west nile cases. hhw many more people have been diaggosed with the virus... in the past week.and what maryland is doing... to help keep residents safe. you're watching fox 45 morning news.. all local.. all morninn. ((break )))- henson, big day -- we're gonna fly to jersey,n mexico, china and france. you're goin
goosebumps. cal ripken said, enjoy the september pennant race. cal making a back can play at shortstop. billy ripken and brady anderson addressing the crowd. maybe the biggest guest of all, vi ripken in the crowd watching jr. say thanks to the crowd. tomorrow, a public viewing it on the field for art modell. he was more than just the owner to ozzie newsome and ray lewis. >> the greatest thing life offers is the opportunity to help someone. he was one of those guys, one of those spirits. >> based on all the texts, females and phone calls i've gotten from people, the impact that he had on my life, he had a major impact on their life, too. >> tomorrow at m&t bank stadium . >> more news after
of the great. cal ripken, jr. joined four other legends i am mort lies i mortlized outside of camden yard. -- immortlized outside of camden yard. mark reynolds would add two more tonight. in all the birds had six homerun. it seems to be the lucky number around here beating the yankees 10-6. following up on a story we brought you earlier in the newscast, a sex scandal and the prince george's county not ball program. they had been dismissed from the program after they hired prostitutes after their season opener in north carolina and brought them to the hotel. some of the players even engaged in sexual intercourse. two players have withdrawn from school. others face expulsion. those five involved were not starters on the football team. switching to a happier note, time to announce the winner of our toyota game of the week poll. we had over 41,000 votes. a matchup between south lake and herndon edge out the rest. thank you all for voting. we'll have highlights for you tomorrow night. and good news on the injury front for the redskins. cornerback josh wilson practiced fully today and line back
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